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Report: Verizon (unsuccessfully) challenged NSA surveillance program

The ruling against Verizon runs counter to a previous decision, which stated that the NSA's phone surveillance program may be unconstitutional.

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How to selectively delete browser history

Remove individual sites or pages from your history rather than all of it. We'll show you how in this video tip.

How to selectively delete browsing history

Erasing your entire browsing history might be overkill if you just want to remove one or two sites or pages. In Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer you can selectively delete your browsing history.

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California phone kill-switch bill fails vote in state senate

The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session

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Brazil's global Internet conference includes call to end spying

Participants target an end to Internet surveillance, but have other goals including net neutrality.

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Protect your privacy while you browse

Here’s how to give crooks, corporations, and governments the slip while you search the web.

Activists want net neutrality, NSA spying debated at Internet governance conference

Participants at the conference also want concrete measures to emerge from the conference.

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Tor anonymity network to shrink as a result of Heartbleed flaw

The Tor Project banned 380 vulnerable entry and exit relays and is eyeing 1,000 more.

Lavaboom builds encrypted webmail service to resist snooping

The service, inspired by the now-defunct Lavabit, has started accepting registrations for its upcoming beta testing period.

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Leave no trace: Tips to cover your digital footprint and reclaim your privacy

Reduce your exposure to spying eyes with sandboxing, disk encryption and more.

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Google updates terms of service to reflect its scanning of users' emails

The company clarifies that emails are automatically scanned to provide users with tailored advertising and better search results